"Erase entire disk..." crashes in CJK install with Korean language

Bug #746408 reported by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 2011-03-31
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson
Colin Watson

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

Trying to run the Desktop i386 install with CJK support, choose the Korean language: the installer seems hung at the "Erase entire disk and install" screen after clicking Next, there is a python stacktrace from the partitioner in /var/log/syslog.

Looks like it has an issue with the localized label for the device.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: ubiquity 2.5.32 [modified: lib/partman/automatically_partition/question]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.39-generic 2.6.38
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Mar 31 12:19:19 2011
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Beta i386 (20110330)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

tags: added: iso-testing
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu Natty):
milestone: none → ubuntu-11.04-beta-2
assignee: nobody → Canonical Foundations Team (canonical-foundations)
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Something has turned a Unicode string into a bytestring.

Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2011-04-02
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu Natty):
assignee: Canonical Foundations Team (canonical-foundations) → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubiquity - 2.5.33

ubiquity (2.5.33) natty; urgency=low

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Shut down the debconf-communicator instance started in DM.run. This
    should reduce the number of spurious crash reports we get.
  * KDE frontend:
    - Force the SIGCHLD handler installed by QProcessManager to use
      SA_RESTART, in the hope of avoiding problems with Python's lack of
      EINTR-safety (LP: #745014).
    - Show ext2 and btrfs in the same colour as ext3 and ext4, rather than
      in the same colour as free space.
  * localechooser/supported-locales only lists additional locales, so
    calculate the set of language packs to install using the union of it and
    debian-installer/locale (LP: #741304).
  * Do a quick check at startup to see if the debconf database is locked by
    something else, and exit slightly more gracefully than by raising an
    exception (LP: #746020).
  * GTK frontend:
    - Fix the partman plugin to convert the return value of
      gtk.TreeModel.get_value to Unicode before looking it up in a dict
      (LP: #746408).
  * Update translations from Launchpad (LP: #745924, #746500).
  * Automatic update of included source packages: flash-kernel 2.28ubuntu18.

  [ Evan Dandrea ]
  * Clarify substitution variables in the debconf templates using comments.
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Sat, 02 Apr 2011 13:03:38 +0100

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu Natty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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